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Nov 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
to you. >> rehema, thanks so much for that. president obama just wrapped up his speech in san francisco about immigration reform. he was interrupted by a member of the crowd angry o over deportations. >> it's important lsh -- most importantly, we will live up -- >> cannot see my family. >> to our character as a nation. >>> families are separated. i need your help. >> that's exactly what we're talking about -- >> that's why we're here. >> mr. president, use your executive order to halt deportation from all 11.5 undocumented immigrants in this country right now. we agree that we need -- >> obama, obama! >> you have a power to stop the deportation for all -- >> actually i don't, that's why we're here. >> stop deportation. >> stop deportation. >> all right, guys, let's spin. you can always expect a heckler or two when you're president of the united states. for the past five months or so, we've assumed and been told that immigration reform was essentially dead in the water. what we are hearing from the president seems to be a more sympathetic, patient tune towards house republicans who have
Nov 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
. joining us is michael crowley, in geneva with john kerry. how are you? >> great, thanks for having me, ari. >> in your article, one of the things you report is pretty interesting from a former obama official who worked on iranian issues discussing khomeini he described as a isolated paranoid figure who's convinced the u.s. raises concerns over the nuclear program only as a fig leaf for a hidden goal of regime change. basically a hidden attempt to undermine iranian leadership that we all know in the course of investigation, you don't have to change minds but change behavior. talk to us a little bit about your reporting on the state of mind of khomeini here. >> i've done a fair amount of reporting on it. it's fascinating. i think it's really important that people understand this man who signs off on any deal in iran who is the ultimate authority in that country, he hates the united states and he thinks we're out to get him. i think one reason why, although this is an imperfect deal, president obama deserves credit for having gotten it. he cut a deal with a guy who really thinks and not witho
Nov 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
will keep that in mind. thank you so much for that. we'll also keep watching the system as people start their thanksgiving travel. see you soon. cycling now, the crowd is ready for president obama at dreamworks animation in glendale, california. company's owned by one of the top fundraisers but industry has created 4100 jobs in the past month alone. nbc's peter alexander is traveling with the president. this is being billed as an economic speech. do you think he'll probably touch on immigration as well? >> reporter: yeah, he has touched on immigration as he did yesterday in san francisco and across the west coast. this is a critical issue. they have made it clear that the immigration isn't just about the southern border but all borders in the u.s. need to invite people around the world to come here as entrepreneurs to help with people in here and hollywood. the founder who has been touring the president around over the course the last hour or so. they ran into steve martin, the comedian and jim parsons, of course the star of "big bang theory." president will likely speak about immigrati
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